Journalist Sentenced to 30 Days in Qazakh District

Journalist Nijat Amiraslanov was detained by police officers in the Qazakh region of Azerbaijan on May 22.

Meydan TV was informed about his arrest by Amiraslanov's relatives, who said the journalist has been accused of disobeying the order of a police officer. According to his relatives, however, the true reason for his arrest is his activity and status updates on Facebook. 

Amiraslanov's trial took place on May 23.

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